Average Rating: 6
Yours: -1
File Size: 1.65MB
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Updated Dec 21, 2003 by MGiff

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Comment #1 Sunday, December 21, 2003 3:52 PM
Looks very nice to me keep up the great work
Comment #2 Sunday, December 21, 2003 5:03 PM
...................Are you kidding me? It looks like you worked on it for about 2 min.
Comment #3 Sunday, December 21, 2003 5:14 PM
Nice skin. I use this wallpaper and the PixOS skin. They blend real nice as well.
Comment #4 Sunday, December 21, 2003 5:31 PM
Nice color. Goes with the wallpaper well.

R3dRabbIT, as you are fairly new to this site (#747420), You probably don't have any idea of the time it takes to create these skins. They are very labor intensive and take a lot of work and dedication to produce. Melanie (MGiff) has produced quite a few skins and doesn't throw them together. If you don't like it, that's your choice. But your comments only show your lack of knowledge and courtesy.
Comment #5 Sunday, December 21, 2003 5:36 PM
Oh, pictoratus, if there weren't negative comments I would wonder what I was doing wrong
Comment #6 Sunday, December 21, 2003 5:39 PM
By the way, thank you, that means a lot.
Comment #7 Sunday, December 21, 2003 5:56 PM
Very nice color tones, but I'd love to see this skin updated/completed in the future.

Great work.
Comment #8 Sunday, December 21, 2003 6:06 PM
This is without a doubt a very refreshing change from all the dark/metallic/aqua stuff I keep seeing. I love the start button and the ragged edge on the start menu I also think the font you used in the title bar is great and colors are too.

The only things I noticed that you might want to take a look at is the edges of the title on the inactive window have tiny light blue triangles and because I use an expanded taskbar (double normal size), the medium blue color around the start button is a rectangle that looks out of place. On a normal taskbar it looks fine

Looking forward to seeing updates on this skin. I really like it and plan to use it
Comment #9 Sunday, December 21, 2003 6:08 PM
Cool. By the way, thanx again for "blacklight". Keep up the good work.
Comment #10 Sunday, December 21, 2003 6:13 PM
I think that just because a skin is not "revolutionary" does not mean that a lot of work was put into it. Keep 'em comin' MGiff!
Comment #11 Sunday, December 21, 2003 6:22 PM
It's great!! I really like your work and use your skins alot!
Comment #12 Sunday, December 21, 2003 6:32 PM
Thanks everyone for your nice comments. Essencay, I tried and tried to fix that inactive taskbar thing, it won't accept the "magic pink" and I can't delete it. If anyone can tell me how to fix it, please do.
Comment #13 Sunday, December 21, 2003 7:05 PM
There is probably an easier way to fix it, since I'm no skinner but I opened your skin in SkinStudio to get the RGB values for the "Magic Pink" from one of the elements that is using it correctly. Then I opened your BabyBlueTopBorder.TextBackTextBack.bmp in (of all things) Microsoft Paint. Made a custom color "Magic Pink" then applied it to the areas I thought shouldn't be there and it fixed it
Comment #14 Sunday, December 21, 2003 7:33 PM
Thank you, aren't you sweet?! I decided to change it though, to match the buttons. I probably should have had it like that before. I will surely try your technique in the future though! It may come in handy.
Comment #15 Sunday, December 21, 2003 7:37 PM
I believe I got the bugs out now. Changed the textback and the start button. I also (since I always forget) put in the vertical taskbar and such. Hope it's OK now.
Comment #16 Sunday, December 21, 2003 7:59 PM I said, I'm no skinner. Don't try what I said. It looked fine in SkinStudio, but it gave me little pink triangles when I actually tried applied the skin to my desktop I'm guessing I probably got the RGB values wrong or something

Just installed your updated skin That is the best start button I have ever seen Now I'll have to go icon, cursor and wallpaper hunting
Comment #17 Sunday, December 21, 2003 8:14 PM
OK, deleted from my memory. Thank you very, very much. (I'm taking a bow)
Comment #18 Sunday, December 21, 2003 10:50 PM
Hi Great job on this! There are a couple of things I noticed though 1. You're using your shutdown dialog buttons for your logoff buttons; there's 6 states for logoff and I think 10 for the shutdown So the same image won't work for both. The logoff buttons show up cut in half. 2 instead of using a little magic pink square for the shutdown\logoff dialog flag try making a 1x1 px image that's the same color as the top row on the background. The magic pink square shows on the "please wait" screen. I really like this one, very well done!
Comment #19 Monday, December 22, 2003 3:57 AM
THANK YOU KNATZZ!! I wanted to know how to fix the please wait thing! Also I never use the logoff so I didn't know. I fix that right now!
Comment #20 Monday, December 22, 2003 8:34 AM
Nice work

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